A Challenger to Dukes?

Some local Dems want to punish her for supporting Craddick

The buzz on the political circles for months now is that Democratic campaign consultants in Travis County have been casting about for a primary challenger to Rep. Dawnna Dukes, to punish her for being a loyalist to Republican Speaker of the House Tom Craddick. They may have found one.

Quorum Report is reporting that Austin lawyer Brian Thompson has filed a campaign treasurer's report, a preliminary necessity to running for office, and he's made statements indicating he'd like to challenge Dukes. (Click on the link, and then click on "Daily Buzz.")

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Legislature, Dawnna Dukes, Brian Thompson, Tom Craddick

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